Tulsa, Oklahoma

What is Tulsa, Oklahoma known for?


comedy show

. and "Sprunk", a character he created when he was a cast member of a local television comedy show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, called ''The Uncanny Film Festival and Camp Meeting'' on station KTUL (which starred fellow Tulsan Gailard Sartain as "Dr. Mazeppa Pompazoidi"). For Busey skit in Uncanny Film Festival, Busey drew on his American Hero, belligerent, know-it-all character


title song

and several others also starred in Coppola's related film, ''Rumble Fish'', which was also based on a S. E. Hinton novel and filmed at the same time as ''The Outsiders'' on-location in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carmine Coppola wrote and edited the musical score, including the title song "Stay Gold", which was based upon a famous Robert Frost poem and performed for the movie by Stevie Wonder. The film was a moderate box-office success, drawing a revenue of $25 million ref>

-Dat'') in 1982 —which contained mostly novelty songs. Then with the release of the live album ''Sunday's On The Way'' in 1983, began a string of CCM chart successes beginning with the title song. As he continued


time+partnership

it in 1929. Tulsa Preservation Commission "Transportation (1850-1945)." Accessed January 14, 2011. It was given its current name in 1963. Cantrell, Charles. time-partnership-continues "City and Airport Long Time Partnership Continues", ''GTR


extensive oil

and Sophomore level courses, enabling students to complete a four-year undergraduate course of study. In 1914 Phillips sold his oil interests to his elder brothers. He started out on his own as an individual oil producer, refiner and marketer. His fully integrated and extensive oil operations lasted almost 40 years. After 1918, he had his headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While in Tulsa, Phillips built several office complexes, such as the Philtower and Philcade. He also had a mansion


world publishing

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Basketball Development League NBDL , before the franchise moved to Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma) in 2005 and the United Hockey League's Asheville Smoke and also the SPHL's Asheville Aces. *Tucson, Arizona, ''Arizona Daily Star'' (owned by Lee Enterprises) and the ''Tucson Citizen'' (owned by Gannett) (Citizen closed 2009) *Tulsa, Oklahoma - ''Tulsa World'' publishing, and ''Tulsa Tribune'' folded 1992 Personal life Carrington lives in Bixby


legendary bass

) was an American (United States) football (American football) and a Canadian Football League player. Radle was born in Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma and died in 1980 from a kidney infection, exacerbated by the effects of alcohol and narcotics. Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


physical strength

was temporarily cured of being the Hulk (Hulk (comics)) by siphoning off the gamma radiation that caused his transformations, Samson, who had been working with Banner Hulk in his job as a psychiatrist, exposed himself to some of the siphoned radiation, granting him a superhumanly strong and muscular physique and causing his hair to turn green and to grow long, reminiscent of his biblical namesake (Samson). Initially, Samson's physical strength depends upon the length of his hair, though his


major recording

the band with younger brother Zac in 1992, and were initially known as The Hanson Brothers (later changed to just 'Hanson'). At the time, Isaac was eleven, Taylor was nine, and Zac (Zac Hanson) was six. They performed as an a cappella group outside clubs in their hometown of Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma). On May 6, 1997, the band released their first major studio (recording studio) album, ''Middle of Nowhere'', with Mercury Records. The first single (single (music)), "MMMBop"


success drawing

and several others also starred in Coppola's related film, ''Rumble Fish'', which was also based on a S. E. Hinton novel and filmed at the same time as ''The Outsiders'' on-location in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carmine Coppola wrote and edited the musical score, including the title song "Stay Gold", which was based upon a famous Robert Frost poem and performed for the movie by Stevie Wonder. The film was a moderate box-office success, drawing a revenue of $25 million ref>


national+promotion

such as the Tulsa United Film Festival and Tulsa Overground Film and Music Festival. Outdoor attractions thumb left The river parks trail system traverses the banks of the Arkansas River. (File:Tommso.jpg) The city's zoo, the Tulsa Zoo, was voted "America's Favorite Zoo" in 2005 by Microsoft Game Studios in connection with a national promotion of its Zoo Tycoon 2 computer game. ref name "Zoo Tycoon 2

Tulsa, Oklahoma

'''Tulsa''' and extends into Osage (Osage County, Oklahoma), Rogers (Rogers County, Oklahoma), and Wagoner (Wagoner County, Oklahoma) counties.

Tulsa was first settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek (Creek people) Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry (Petroleum industry).

Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an economic base in the energy, finance, aviation, telecommunications and technology sectors. Two institutions of higher education within the city have sports teams at the NCAA Division I (Division I (NCAA)) level, Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.

It is situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeast Oklahoma, a region of the state known as "Green Country". Considered the cultural and arts center of Oklahoma, People from Tulsa are called "Tulsans."

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